a) From Bangkok,
use Highway No. 1 to Wang Noi, then proceed to Nakhon Sawan
Province along Highway No. 32 via Ayutthaya, Ang Thong and Sing
Buri Provinces. After that, take Highway No. 117 to Phitsanulok.
The total distance is 337 kilometers.
Take the same Highway to Sing Buri Province and switch to
Highway No. 11 (In Buri-Tak Fa route), then turn into Highway
No. 12 and proceed to Phitsanulok Province via Wang Thong
District. The total distance is 450 kilometers.
Buses depart from Bangkok's Northern Bus Terminal (Mochit
2 Bus Terminal)to Phitsanulok. Contact Transport Co. Ltd.
at Tel: 0 2936 2852-66; Phitsanulok Yan Yon Tour at Tel: 0
2936 2924-5; Choet Chai Tour at Tel: 0 2936 0199 and Win Tour
at Tel: 0 2936 3753
Daily regular trains depart daily from Bangkok’s Hua Lamphong
Railway Station. Call 1690 or visit www.railway.co.th for
Trains leave Bangkok for Phitsanulok daily from 7.05 a.m.
to 11.30 p.m., 14 times a day. There are express trains (Sprinters)
from Bangkok to Phitsanulok departing daily from 8.25 a.m.
to 11.10 p.m., 5 times a day.
Trains leave Phitsanulok for Bangkok daily, from 2.05 a.m.
to 11.29 p.m., 14 times a day. There are daily express trains
(Sprinters) departing from Phitsanulok to Bangkok from 2.05
a.m. to 11.00 p.m., 4 times a day.
Thai Airways International operates several direct flights
daily from Bangkok to Phitsanulok. The trip takes 40-45 minutes.
For more information, contact the Bangkok Office at tel. 0
2280 0060, 0 2628 2000, Phitsanulok Office at tel. 0 5525
8020 or visit www.thaiairways.com.
By Rental Car – For visitors interested in touring Phitsanulok
independently, Budget has a small operation at the airport.
Call tel. 05525-8556 for reservations and information. Avis
operates out of an office adjoining the Phitsanulok Youth
Travelling around the city is easy as the town is relatively
compact. Sam lor will cost 30-50 baht/person, depending on
the destination and city buses are also available (4-6 baht/person,
non air-conditioned). The station is located on Thammabucha
Road, near the train station.